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Sr. IT Systems Administrator-6352

Company: WideNet Consulting Group
Location: Issaquah
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

  • The IT System Administrator ensures the ongoing availability, performance, security, and utilization of various business-critical systems and technologies. -As with all members of this small IT team, this role spans traditional support and engineering roles occasionally providing service to end users while administering and managing the life of his/her assigned technologies. -As needed, responsibilities could also include server, endpoint, and mobile device administration. Candidates should enjoy wearing many hats, have a strong mix of technical and customer service skills, have experience as a change-agent, and bring a passion for technology. - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    • Act as a Microsoft 365 and Azure architect, expert, and change agent.
      • Lead project, support, and maintenance efforts in collaboration with business and technical teams.
      • Partner with the service delivery team to provide Active Directory support.
      • Administer host and workstation intrusion detection and prevention systems.
      • Administer Workstation virtualization technologies and MDM solutions.
      • Act as an enterprise expert providing systems support as needed across the company.
      • Lead all aspects of the product life cycle.
      • Clearly communicate release content and value to all stakeholders and leadership.
      • Analyze new and existing products for performance and efficiency improvements, both as part of a structured release process, and as an ongoing process.
      • Recommend emerging technical solutions. Influences the selection of software product standards and the design of standard configurations; makes significant contributions to technology roadmaps.
      • Provide support and expertise to cross-functional teams.
      • Expected to identify and advocate for business process improvement through the use of technology.
      • Provide leadership, coaching and direction to departmental staff necessary. CORE COMPETENCIES
        • Microsoft Cloud Stack, Azure Active Directory, SharePoint, Exchange, OneDrive, Teams, and MS Office.
          • Windows 10 Workstation; Build, configure, troubleshoot, and maintenance.
          • Windows Server 2016 and 2019; current on-premises infrastructure and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, system performance-monitoring tools, Active Directory (AD) and its services (DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, etc.)
          • TCP/IP and Windows networking.
          • Collaboration with technical and non-technical team members and all levels of business stakeholder.
          • Punctual, highly organized, accurate and efficient. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
            • Associates/Bachelor's degree in technology, computer science, or equivalent experience.
              • Candidates must have at least five (5) years of experience as a systems engineer/administrator.
              • Experience leading Microsoft 365 implementations, migrations, or transformation efforts is required.
              • Extensive experience contributing to a diverse service delivery team is required.
              • Experience with or knowledge of virtualization platforms is required.
              • Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator certification preferred.
              • Azure Administrator certification preferred. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
                • This position has no supervisory responsibilities. WORK ENVIRONMENT
                  • This job operates in a professional office environment. -This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. -Occasional travel to and work in operating facilities for the purpose of providing training and gathering data necessary for regulatory reporting and database management. - PHYSICAL DEMANDS
                    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. -Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. At times will be working around large construction equipment, must be safety conscience.
                    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk and reach. -The employee may frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move objects up to 25 pounds.
                    • POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
                    • This is a full-time position. -Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the "core" work hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. -Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
                    • These work hours are "core" business work hours and are subject to change depending on arrangements between Supervisor and employee.
                    • Candidate must be available for after-hours support rotation. TRAVEL
                      • May require up to 30% local travel (Portland to Bellingham). ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS
                        • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle screening. OTHER DUTIES
                          • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. -Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. WAGE & BENEFIT INFORMATION
                            • The full salary range for this position is $75,000 to $130,000. People entering this job typically start between $75,000 to $95,000, depending on direct professional experience, education, qualifications, and geographic location.
                            • Our client provides a comprehensive benefits package to its full-time Admin employees (and their families) that includes medical with prescription coverage, HSA/FSA, dental, vision reimbursement program, Life/AD&D, LTD, 401k (with employer matching plus discretionary Company Profit Sharing contributions), 128 accrued hours of PTO, extended illness time accrued at five (5) days per year up to a maximum of 200 hours, EAP, wellness program, and seven (7) paid holidays. Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, Max. file size: 2 MB.

Keywords: WideNet Consulting Group, Seattle , Sr. IT Systems Administrator-6352, IT / Software / Systems , Issaquah, Washington

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